Poll: Mississippi voters are worried about health costs. They want lawmakers to act

January 22, 2020, The Clarion Ledger, Luke Ramseth -  The poll said health care affordability and accessibility is now the most important priority for Magnolia State voters as the 2020 legislative session begins, overtaking perennial issues such as fixing broken roads and funding schools. The survey also found continued support for Medicaid expansion. Some 60% of voters polled said the state should expand coverage to low-income, uninsured residents, and offer greater financial stability to hospitals. That’s the same percent as last year, a result the pollster called “remarkably steady.”

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